Visa Company Profile (NYSE:V)

About Visa

Visa logoVisa Inc. is a payments technology company. The Company is engaged in operating a processing network, VisaNet, which facilitates authorization, clearing and settlement of payment transactions across the world. The Company provides its services to consumers, businesses, financial institutions and governments in more than 200 countries and territories for electronic payments. The Company offers fraud protection for account holders and rapid payment for merchants. The Company provides a variety of payment solutions that support payment products that issuers can offer to their account holders, such as pay now with debit, pay ahead with prepaid or pay later with credit products. The Company offers a suite of digital, eCommerce and mobile products and services.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Business Services
  • Industry: Credit Services
  • Sub-Industry: Data Processing & Outsourced Services
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: V
  • CUSIP: 92826C83
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $80.29
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $78.77
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $76.81
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 34.12
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 24.26
  • P/E Growth: 1.80
  • Market Cap: $189.48B
  • Outstanding Shares: 2,359,955,000
  • Beta: 0.86
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Visa (NYSE:V) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Hold Ratings, 29 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.91)
Consensus Price Target: $88.03 (9.65% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Visa (NYSE:V)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
8/5/2016Piper Jaffray Cos.Reiterated RatingOverweight$94.00View Rating Details
7/25/2016ArgusReiterated RatingBuy$85.00 -> $90.00View Rating Details
7/25/2016NomuraReiterated RatingBuy$91.00View Rating Details
7/22/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingBuy$90.00View Rating Details
7/22/2016Jefferies GroupReiterated RatingBuy$93.00View Rating Details
7/22/2016Pacific CrestReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
7/22/2016Stifel NicolausBoost Price TargetBuy$86.00 -> $91.00View Rating Details
7/19/2016William BlairReiterated RatingOutperformView Rating Details
7/18/2016Goldman Sachs Group Inc.Reiterated RatingBuy$86.00View Rating Details
7/7/2016Barclays PLCLower Price TargetOverweight$90.00 -> $88.00View Rating Details
7/2/2016Sanford C. BernsteinReiterated RatingOutperform$97.00View Rating Details
6/28/2016Atlantic SecuritiesUpgradeNeutral -> Overweight$92.00View Rating Details
6/10/2016Oppenheimer Holdings Inc.Boost Price TargetBuy$85.00 -> $90.00View Rating Details
5/26/2016Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsReiterated RatingOutperform$95.00View Rating Details
5/16/2016Robert W. BairdReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
4/22/2016Cowen and CompanyBoost Price TargetOutperform$83.00 -> $87.00View Rating Details
4/20/2016SunTrust Banks Inc.Reiterated RatingBuy$85.00 -> $100.00View Rating Details
4/15/2016Citigroup Inc.Reiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
4/15/2016Compass PointInitiated CoverageNeutral$80.00View Rating Details
4/9/2016Sterne Agee CRTReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
4/7/2016Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingBuy$87.00View Rating Details
4/4/2016Evercore ISIBoost Price TargetBuy$84.00 -> $85.00View Rating Details
3/31/2016Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingBuy$98.00View Rating Details
2/11/2016Bank of America Corp.DowngradeBuy -> Neutral$70.15 -> $75.00View Rating Details
1/30/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaLower Price TargetOutperform$91.00 -> $87.00View Rating Details
1/29/2016Sandler O'NeillLower Price TargetHold$76.00 -> $75.00View Rating Details
1/29/2016Credit Suisse Group AGLower Price Target$89.00 -> $85.00View Rating Details
1/29/2016BMO Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetOutperform$84.00View Rating Details
12/30/2015MacquarieReiterated RatingOutperform$85.00View Rating Details
11/3/2015SusquehannaReiterated RatingPositive$85.00 -> $87.00View Rating Details
10/22/2015Wells Fargo & Co.Initiated CoverageOutperformView Rating Details
10/8/2015GuggenheimInitiated CoverageBuy$85.00View Rating Details
7/28/2015S&P Equity ResearchDowngradeHold$80.00View Rating Details
7/25/2015FBR & CoReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
7/24/2015Topeka Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetHold$66.00 -> $70.00View Rating Details
5/20/2015Credit Agricole SAInitiated CoverageOutperform$77.00View Rating Details
8/28/2014Raymond James Financial Inc.DowngradeOutperform -> Market Perform$58.75 -> $53.25View Rating Details
(Data available from 8/25/2014 forward)


Earnings History for Visa (NYSE:V)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
7/21/2016Q316$0.66$0.69$3.67 billion$3.63 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/21/2016Q216$0.67$0.68$3.60 billion$3.60 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/28/2016Q116$0.68$0.69$3.63 billion$3.57 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/2/2015Q415$0.63$0.62$3.56 billion$3.60 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/23/2015Q315$0.59$0.74$3.37 billion$3.52 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/30/2015Q215$0.62$0.63$3.34 billion$3.40 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/29/2015Q115$2.49$2.53$3.35 billion$3.40 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/29/2014Q414$2.10$2.18$3.23 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/24/2014Q314$2.10$2.17$3.15 billion$3.16 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/24/2014Q214$2.18$2.52$3.19 billion$3.16 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/30/2014Q114$2.16$2.20$3.12 billion$3.16 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/30/2013Q413$1.85$1.85$3.02 billion$3.00 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/24/2013Q3 2013$1.80$1.88$2.89 billion$3.00 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/1/2013Q2 2013$1.81$1.92$2.87 billion$2.96 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/6/2013Q1 2013$1.79$1.82$2.82 billion$2.85 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/31/2012$1.50$1.54ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/25/2012$1.45$1.56ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/2/2012$1.50$1.60ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/26/2011$1.25$1.27ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/27/2011$1.23$1.26ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/5/2011$1.20$1.23ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/2/2011$1.21$1.23ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Visa (NYSE:V)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.79 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.31 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20169$0.64$0.71$0.67
Q2 20166$0.72$0.75$0.73
Q3 20166$0.65$0.78$0.70
Q4 20166$0.72$0.78$0.74
Q1 20174$0.77$0.79$0.78
Q2 20174$0.79$0.81$0.80
Q3 20174$0.81$0.86$0.84
Q4 20174$0.84$0.94$0.88
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Visa (NYSE:V)
Annual Dividend:$0.56
Dividend Yield:0.70%
Payout Ratio:24.35% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
20.07% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
16.92% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Dividend Growth:26.40% (3 Year Average)

Dividend History for Visa (NYSE:V)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Visa (NYSE:V)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
2/10/2016Ellen RicheyInsiderSell39,348$70.00$2,754,360.00View SEC Filing  
12/16/2015William M. SheedyEVPSell60,930$79.47$4,842,107.10View SEC Filing  
3/2/2015Ellen RicheyInsiderSell4,785$277.00$1,325,445.00View SEC Filing  
2/9/2015Ellen RicheyInsiderSell7,966$267.41$2,130,188.06View SEC Filing  
2/2/2015Antonio LucioEVPSell3,438$255.89$879,749.82View SEC Filing  
9/3/2014Antonio LucioEVPSell14,545$215.07$3,128,193.15View SEC Filing  
6/16/2014Antonio LucioEVPSell7,304$210.88$1,540,267.52View SEC Filing  
5/8/2014Byron Pollitt, Jr.CFOSell79,518$210.00$16,698,780.00View SEC Filing  
3/17/2014Alfred Kelly, Jr.DirectorBuy1,575$222.70$350,752.50View SEC Filing  
2/18/2014Elizabeth BuseEVPSell6,159$225.89$1,391,256.51View SEC Filing  
1/2/2014Antonio LucioEVPSell7,163$221.50$1,586,604.50View SEC Filing  
12/11/2013Francisco Fernandez-CarbajalDirectorSell40,600$201.69$8,188,614.00View SEC Filing  
12/2/2013Elizabeth BuseInsiderSell4,405$205.92$907,077.60View SEC Filing  
11/20/2013Elizabeth BuseInsiderSell7,648$199.37$1,524,781.76View SEC Filing  
10/18/2013William M SheedyInsiderSell8,500$197.81$1,681,385.00View SEC Filing  
8/26/2013Elizabeth BuseInsiderSell17,562$177.03$3,109,000.86View SEC Filing  
8/6/2013Joshua FloumGeneral CounselSell23,133$183.95$4,255,315.35View SEC Filing  
7/11/2013Ellen RicheyInsiderSell25,432$188.56$4,795,457.92View SEC Filing  
6/10/2013Antonio LucioInsiderSell9,537$180.54$1,721,809.98View SEC Filing  
5/9/2013Mary B CranstonDirectorSell1,000$179.10$179,100.00View SEC Filing  
2/14/2013Antonio LucioInsiderSell23,906$155.80$3,724,554.80View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Latest Headlines for Visa (NYSE:V)
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Visa (NYSE:V) Chart for Thursday, August, 25, 2016

Last Updated on 8/25/2016 by Staff